Fritz Leiber

Fritz Leiber

Fritz Leiber was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA on December 24th, 1910 and passed away at the age of 81 on September 5th, 1992.

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Fritz Leiber Stats: The highest rated book by Fritz Leiber on Book Notification is Swords and Deviltry, the 4th novel in the Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser series. The second-highest rated book is Swords Against Death (Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser #5).

The most read book by Fritz Leiber on Book Notification is Swords and Deviltry, the 4th novel in the Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser series. The second most read book is Fritz Leiber, a Collection.

Below is a complete list of Fritz Leiber books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by Fritz Leiber is the Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser Series.

List of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser Books in Publication Order

List of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser Series in Chronological Order

List of Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser Graphic Novels in Publication Order

List of Change War Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1943
2
101943
3
1945
4
1950
5
1953
6
1961
7
1964
8
1968
9
1977
10
1977
11
1989
12
1996

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1950
2
61952
3
1957
4
1958
5
81960
6
1963
7
1967
8
1975
9
1978
10
1979
11
2011
12
2011
13
2011
14
2014
15
2016
16
2016

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1947
2
1951
3
1953
4
1961
5
1962
6
1962
7
1964
8
1966
9
1968
10
1974
11
1974
12
1975
13
1976
14
1978
15
1980
16
1982
17
1982
18
1984
19
1984
20
1990
21
1991
22
1992
23
1992
24
1998
25
2001
26
2002
27
2002
28
2002
29
2004
30
2007
31
2009
32
2010
33
2011
34
2011
35
2011
36
2011
37
2011
38
2012
39
2012
40
2013
41
2014
42
2016
43
2016
44
2016
45
2018

List of The Hugo Winners Books in Publication Order (with Isaac Asimov)

List of The Golden Age of Science Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Fritz Leiber Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1963
2
1963
3
1964
4
1965
5
1965
6
1966
7
8 1967
8
1968
9
1970
10
1970
11
1972
12
1973
13
1975
14
1975
15
1975
16
1976
17
1976
18
1976
19
1977
20
1977
21
1978
22
1980
23
1982
24
1982
25
1982
26
1983
27
1984
28
1985
29
1986
30
1987
31
1987
32
1987
33
1988
34
1989
35
1991
36
1992
37
1993
38
1994
39
1996
40
1998
41
1999
42
1999
43
2001
44
2004
45
2005
46
2007
47
2009
48
2010
49
2010
50
2011
51
2012
52
2012
53
2012
54
2013
55
2015
56
2016
57
2018
58
2019
59
2019
60
2020
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Fritz Leiber: Biography

Fritz Leiber (Fritz Reuter Leiber Jr.) was born on December 24th, 1910. Fritz passed away September 5th, 1992 at 81 years old. Fritz Leiber was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Fritz Leiber was the author of the Fritz Leiber Short Story Collections series which consists of 45 novels. The Fritz Leiber Short Story Collections series started in 1947 with the novel Night's Black Agents. The most recently released novel in the Fritz Leiber Short Story Collections series was The Science Fiction Archive #2 which was released in 2018. There are no upcoming novels for the Fritz Leiber Short Story Collections series.

Fritz Leiber: Awards & Accolades

Fritz Leiber has won multiple awards including: The World Fantasy Award, Life Achievement, in 1976 and the Bram Stoker Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award, in 1987.

Leiber's books have also won multiple awards, Conjure Wife won the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1944. The Big Time won the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1958. The Wanderer won the Hugo Award, Best Novel, in 1965. The Second Book of Fritz Leiber won the British Fantasy Award, Best Short Story, in 1976. Belsen Express won the World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction, in 1976. Our Lady of Darkness won the World Fantasy Award, Novel, in 1978. The Button Molder won the British Fantasy Award, Best Short Story, in 1980.

The following novels by Fritz Leiber were also nominated for these awards:

  • Gather, Darkness!: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1944).
  • Destiny Times Three: Hugo Award, Best Novel (1946).
  • Dark Wings: World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction (1977).
  • Whispers: World Fantasy Award, Collection (1978).
  • The Year's Best Horror Stories: Series V: World Fantasy Award, Collection (1978).
  • Swords and Ice Magic: World Fantasy Award, Collection (1978).
  • Our Lady of Darkness: British Fantasy Award, Best Horror Novel (the August Derleth Award) (1978).
  • Heroes and Horrors: World Fantasy Award, Collection (1979).
  • The Button Molder: World Fantasy Award, Short Fiction (1980).
  • Horrible Imaginings: World Fantasy Award, Novella (1983).
  • The Knight and Knave of Swords: World Fantasy Award, Collection (1989).
  • Blood Is Not Enough: 17 Stories of Vampirism: World Fantasy Award, Anthology (1990).
  • The Leiber Chronicles: Fifty Years of Fritz Leiber: World Fantasy Award, Collection (1991).
  • The Swords of Lankhmar: Seiun Award, Best Translated Long Work (2006).

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Fritz Leiber: F.A.Q

When was Fritz Leiber Born?

Fritz Leiber was born on December 24th, 1910.

When did Fritz Leiber die?

Fritz Leiber died on September 5th, 1992 at 81 years old.

Where was Fritz Leiber Born?

Fritz Leiber was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

What awards has Fritz Leiber won?

Fritz Leiber has won the following awards: Life Achievement at the World Fantasy Award (1976) and the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bram Stoker Awards (1987).

What book awards has Fritz Leiber won?

Conjure Wife: Hugo Award Best Novel (1944).
The Big Time: Hugo Award Best Novel (1958).
The Wanderer: Hugo Award Best Novel (1965).
The Second Book of Fritz Leiber: British Fantasy Award Best Short Story (1976).
Belsen Express: World Fantasy Award Short Fiction (1976).
Our Lady of Darkness: World Fantasy Award Novel (1978).
The Button Molder: British Fantasy Award Best Short Story (1980).

What was the first book Fritz Leiber wrote?

The first novel written by Fritz Leiber was Gather, Darkness!, published in 1943.

What was the most recent book Fritz Leiber wrote?

His most recently released work was The Science Fiction Archive #2 on May 2nd, 2018.

How many books has Fritz Leiber written?

Fritz Leiber has written 85 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 7 books in the Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser Series, 3 books in the Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser Graphic Novels, 3 books in the Change War Series, 12 Standalone Novels, 16 Short Stories/Novellas, 44 books in the Short Story Collections.

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